Goodby Silverstein is rolling out a classic line from years gone by for its big automotive client. The thing is the players shown above are not old enough to recall that line, and many of the people watching baseball on TV today are not old enough to make the connection either. Which leaves people wondering […]
It’s been a day to talk about car advertising, so we may as well continue the theme with a post about these new spots for Mercedes-Benz from Merkley and Partners. According to Below the Line News, “Art” is a historical tour through the SL-Class, showcasing the model’s many iterations against a backdrop of an ever-changing […]
Even though Goodby is more capable than 99.99% of all agencies located on Earth, Chevy is too big, and too important to be handled by Goodby alone. And the client doesn’t want bickering between agencies, it wants cooperation. Ergo, something new has been formed. Commonwealth, a hybrid of Goodby and McCann, which are owned by […]
On the most poignant songs of the 1970s? Hands down, “Cats in the Cradle” by Harry Chapin. “What I’d really like dad is to borrow the car keys.” To the Chrysler. Wieden + Kennedy/Portland also launched new family-programming for Jeep, Dodge and Dodge Ram. The agency has long employed master storytellers, starting with Dan and […]
Once upon a time in Adlandia, you hadn’t made it until you were working on a car account. To this day a great car account is still prestigious and potentially lucrative. But this won’t last if young Americans continue to walk, ride a bike, or take public transportation to work. According to Jordan Weissmann of […]
Toyota is going artsy to promote its new 2012 Scion iQ. Take a look: There is a lot more to see at ScionAV.com, which is a textbook content marketing play.
Ford Motor Co. has created six episodes of an hour-long reality show, “Escape Routes,” to promote the automaker’s redesigned Escape. According to Ad Age, the show was made with the help of Team Detroit and and Profiles Television. Ford’s commercials during the show will promote the Escape, other vehicles in the company’s portfolio and certain […]
Joel Ewanick, GM vice president and Global Chief Marketing Officer, hopes you will find Chevy’s new online content offering, “Under the Blue Arch,” funny, charming and interesting. Of course, that is a lot to ask. “We want America to get to know these characters and develop a relationship with them,” Ewanick told Detroit’s CBS affiliate. […]